Nitroglycerin, solution in alcohol, with more than 1% but not more than 5% Nitroglycerin
- 1,2,3-Propanetriol, trinitrate
- Glyceryl trinitrate
- Glycerin trinitrate
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
EC Index Number
Explosive; Very toxic; Danger of cumulative effects; Dangerous for the Environment
Tumorigen; Drug; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector; Human Data; Primary Irritant
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
144 - 146
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Make no contact with the spilled material. ELIMINATE ignition sources and ground all equipment. Flush area with flooding quantities of water.
Use plenty of water - FLOOD it! If water is not available, use carbon dioxide,dry chemical or dirt.
DRIED OUT material may explode if exposed to heat, flame, friction orshock; Treat as an explosive.
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
May be toxic if inhaled, igestioned or on contact..
Can be absorbed through the skin. May cause burns. See inhalation.
May cause burns. See inhalation.
Treat ingestions of greater than 40 milligrams per kilogram with decontamination of the stomach if within 4 hours of ingestion. Administer charcoal as a slurry.
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.
Flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.
USCG CHRIS Code
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